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Overview

The Doctor of Education program serves the needs of top-level education professionals who wish to consolidate their theoretical understandings and to apply these in educational practice.

The aim of the Doctor of Education program is to serve the needs of top-level education professionals who wish to consolidate, refine and expand their theoretical understandings and to apply these in educational practice. The orientation of the program is therefore towards the improvement of professional practice by the application of research findings to the problems, issues and development of teaching, learning, and educational management and politics.

See UNSW Higher Degree Research Learning Outcomes.

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Campus

Kensington

Study Level

Research

Typical duration

3 Years

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face, Research

Intake Period

Term 1

Academic Calendar

Research Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit

144

Award type

Professional Doctorate

Award(s)

Doctor of Education - EdD

Program Structure

Students must complete 144 UOC as a standalone program.

Candidates are required to complete eight coursework components, normally including two research methodology courses and a small project that will scaffold candidates in completing an original piece of substantive research, culminating in a thesis (50-60,000 words). The EdD degree may be completed over 3 years full-time or 6 years part-time.

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Entry Requirements

Additional Information

For further information on policies, procedures and forms, see the Graduate Research website.

For further information on how to apply please see the Faculty website.

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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